Category: Whats On

Blantyre Easter Egg Appeal

The Blantyre Easter Egg Appeal 2021 is underway! Following the success of last years appeal which saw hundreds of Chocolate eggs given out to local kids, Blantyre resident Sharon McCafferty has set up a dedicated group to co-ordinate this years efforts. It’s hoped many hundreds of eggs can again be donated and the group will […]

CMDA representing Scotland!

Carol McLaren Dance Academy based in Blantyre have successfully qualified to Represent Team Scotland at this year’s Dance World Cup! This is the most prestigious dance competition in the dance world and only the most elite dancers from around the world are chosen. A spokesperson told Blantyre Telegraph, “We are the first Dance Academy in […]

Couples! How did you Meet?

With Valentines day almost upon us, this weekend we’re looking for unusual stories from couple about how they first met! Maybe a Holiday romance? Childhood sweethearts? At school? In the workplace? Online? How did YOU first meet your partner? There may just be a wee romantic prize for any Blantyre couple sharing the best or […]

Lets Go Construct

by BT Columnist Jordan Tennant Local man Scott Learmonth encourages school children to reduce their screen time and get creative with Lego during lockdown. ‘Let’s Go Construct’ is a not-for-profit community interest group. Co-founder Scott came up with the idea while he was a Boys Brigade officer and noticed many of the boys were playing […]

Beat the Street is coming!

We have great news for the communities of Hamilton and Blantyre!  Beat the street game is coming and it’s free to play. The game has been such a success across East Kilbride, Rutherglen and Lanark to name but a few and now its time for our area. So what’s it all about? Beat the street […]

The Bard & His Belles

Crossbasket Castle in High Blantyre, is the fantastic venue for a remote live streaming Burns Night Event, all in the name of the Beatson charity. ‘The Bard and his Belles‘ is a virtual Burns Supper which will be streamed LIVE from High Blantyre via Youtube on Friday 22nd January 2021 at 7.30pm. A wonderful evening […]

“Only An Excuse” ends

After 27 years, popular Hogmanay comedy show “Only An Excuse” comes to an end this evening, Thursday 31 December 2020. Featuring an array of colourful characters, impressions and largely football related comedy sketches, the show has had a good run and comes to a natural end. Creator Phil Differ, who also previously worked on New […]